Skip to main content

About this Show

11 News at 5AM

News News/Business. Stovall, Basara. New. (CC)




Annapolis, MD, USA

Comcast Cable

Channel 78 (549 MHz)






Ravens 13, Us 5, Sandy 4, Ben 4, Kim Dacey 3, Ohio 3, Maryland 3, Fema 3, Steelers 3, Browns 3, New Jersey 2, Penn 2, Baltimore 2, Tracie Potts 2, Obama 2, Camden 2, Alston 2, Traffic Pulse 2, Post 2, Ben Cardin 2,
Borrow a DVD
of this show
  NBC    11 News at 5AM    News  News/Business.  
   Stovall, Basara. New. (CC)  

    November 5, 2012
    5:00 - 6:00am EST  

today. we have mostly cloudy skies. it northwest wind at 10. eventually we will get some sunshine. high temperature of 51 degrees. >> no incidents at this hour. 65 on the north side. south on the harrisburg, at 63 down from shawan road. on average, 61 on the west side down towards 70. 64 on southbound 295. a nice start overall. 695 checking out ok on the beltway. 97 in great shape.
no problems to report number southbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> it is the final day of campaigning before election day. >> both will be in ohio today. that is where we begin our team coverage with tracie potts. >> in cincinnati, the only line for early voting wrapped around a city block. a three hour wait. tony wilson was at the back of the line. >> you have to do your part. >> they have processed 22,000 voters. >> as long as they are in line by cut off time, they will get a chance to vote.
>> rear a swing state and is important we get out the vote. >> president obama continues his star-studded tour. >> governor romney has set a tough time because everybody knows he was against saving the auto industry. >> this race is a dead heat, 48% to 47% barely favoring the president. governor romney is now focusing on pennsylvania. >> i cannot wait for us to get started. he is hoping we will settle. americans ettle. saddl all >> roads lead through ohio.
both presidential candidates will be here in the last day of campaigning back in the buckeye state. tracie potts, wbal-tv 11 news. >> kim dacey joins us live this morning to talk about some of the questions that will be driving maryland voters to the polls tomorrow. >> some of those ballot questions are the big issues like the dream act, same-sex marriage, and gambling. supporters of the dream act gathered yesterday to rally support for the bill that would allow children of illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition at maryland colleges. supporters hoping to legalize same-sex marriage prepared to spend tuesday at the polls. usually it is the top of the ticket that drives people to the polls.
turnout could hinge on the ballot questions. >> we have at least three ballot questions that are emotional in nature. they could drive turnout. >> election day is still tomorrow. we have seen record turnout at early voting. nearly 12% of marylanders have already cast a ballot. kim dacey, wbal-tv 11 news. >> you can visit our web site and download an election 2012 app where you can find a preview of the ballot questions. prince george's county democrats have made a decision to replace alston. last thursday, the general assembly ruled alston must be
removed from office. martin o'malley still needs to approve hall, who lost the race for the seat in 2010. >> 95% of the state and county roads are open after super storm sandy. a fourth person died as a result of sandy. >what a week after sandy, some state troopers of waking up in new jersey to help with relief efforts. 25 troopers would apply to new jersey. the troopers have expertise in k-9 tracking and underwater recovery.
23 emergency medical providers are also assisting in the effort. >> ravens fans could have slept easier last night after the ravens came back to beat the cleveland browns yesterday. the rookie quarterback had under 200 yards passing. ray rice had a score in the first quarter. the browns would take the lead in the fourth quarter thanks to their fifth field goal of the game. the ravens won 25-15. >> 41 degrees at the airport. a staff sergeant has to a military court today.
>> a welcome distraction for children. a belated halloween. >> this is the beltway at liberty road. more on weather and traffic when we come back.
>> welcome back. 46 degrees downtown. there is some cloud cover hanging over the city this morning. no precipitation. it will stay chilly. 38 in randallstown.
41 in rock hall. we will start with some clouds this morning. the clouds will break up and it will become mostly sunny late in the day. a high temperature of 51 degrees. >> the staff sergeant accused will be any military courtroom later today. he is accused of murdering 16 people including nine children in afghanistan. prosecutors said he opened fire on the civilians in two villages. if convicted, he faces the death penalty. new jersey drivers had been waiting for hours for a chance to fill up.
the governor mandated which days people can get gas, based on their license plate numbers. the service stations are having power problems. >> for children in new jersey, today is halloween. halloween was postponed in all parts of the state until today. this was to protect the public. worst flooding and fallen trees -- there was flooding and fallen trees. holiday travel picks backup. >> could elections soon be moving online? we could soon be ditching the polls. >> we're monitoring the area
roads. roads.
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. it is a nice start. no incidents and light volume. 83 checking out ok. 66 on southbound 83. 62 and under north side. on the west side, 60 down towards edmondson. 59 and southbound 295.
95 checks out ok in howard county. here's a quick, live look at traffic. right now we're looking good. volume is light so far. this is 895 and running smoothly northbound and southbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> good morning. we're off to a good start. we have a few diversions on the buses at coldspring and york. on the trains, no delays on the light rail and the marc trains on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. i am kurt kronke. >> good morning. the weather will stay quiet for the next couple of days. there could be a storm coming up
the coast. we have some cloud cover. 41 at the airport. 36 in parkton. there is a disturbance that is producing the cloud cover. that will move off the coast later this morning. this is the beginnings of for a nor'easter from the great lakes. let's look it the computer models. this is the european model. we'll start at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. high pressure will be in control on election day. clouds may thicken up a little bit. we don't expect any problems tomorrow for voting. the storm starts to develop on wednesday morning. a pretty good storm off the delmarva coastline. the northeast wind will be
picking up. it will start to pull in some cold air. there could be some snow mix seemed or some accumulating snow in a western maryland. there are a few computer models that keep this offshore that we completely missed the precipitation. into thursday morning, the storm sticks around the jersey shore. we're on the fence here. we'll see how this whole thing develops tomorrow. clouds this morning. it will be a chilly day. upper 40's and low 50's. we will be about 10 degrees below average said. the skies will be clear tonight. temperatures will drop into the upper 20's and the low 30's.
the weather will be fine for voting tomorrow. wednesday into thursday, it depends on the position of the storm. we have a chance for a cold rain on wednesday into thursday morning. friday and saturday and sunday, it will start to warm up with temperatures in the 60's. >> some of relief at the pump. the average price fell nearly 21 cents. that is the steepest two week drop in almost koch for years. prices could drop another 10 to 20 cents. the annual air fare guide finds
holiday ticket prices would jump up to 70% over normal fares. if you're planning to fly over thanksgiving, book your flight now. what is the best time to book a christmas flight? some november 10.time1 >> the way we vote has changed very little with few exceptions. it is time to go digital with democracy. >> they are used to voting with their phone 4 "american idol." >> the possibility of day hacked vote is keeping us from embracing the concept of an e-
vote. >> there are too many ways for people to subvert the voting process. the technology is available. it needs to be a lever is -- it needs to bete-votin leveraged properly. it is validated by the government. it cannot be replicated or forged. >> any talk of national id's brother.ird brotherg >> the balance has swung toward privacy. >> continue to bank and byuy
online. >> that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. if the services were would be comfortable casting your ballot online? you can share your response at and on our facebook page, or send us an e-mail to good question, huh, stan? >> banks continue to waive fees. jane king has the bloomberg business report. good morning, jane. >> hi, stan. i have power. the outcome of the election may not matter for the economy. we have better times ahead for the next four years no matter who is president.
home prices are rebounding. both candidates have to tackle the budget deficit. chase and citibank continues to waive fees in parts of the country hit hard by hurricane sandy. this includes late feats on credit cards and consumer loans. other fees are waived through tomorrow. stock futures are quiet with the election tomorrow. wall street does not like uncertainty. stock default on friday -- stocks did fall on friday. prices on the nook electronic reader is $20 cheaper. they're facing a lot of
competition in the tablet arena. apple releasing the ipad maini last week. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> people could not watch cable -- how about a break there? >> the cable companies understand. i will tell you more about that. the best and worst airports to be stranded at. bwi is on either one of those lists. tease. is a thank you. >> the ravens beat the bro wns. the ladies of ravens nation are
invading the stadium for a purple evening. so, maybe you're trying to figure out question seven. well, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough.
but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself.
>> what better way to follow a ravens win and with a purple evening? >> participants will have a fan forums and they can meet some of the players. this was originally scheduled for last month. if you purchased tickets did vance, they will be honored -- if you purchase tickets in advance, they will be honored.
5:26. >> manic monday. the presidential candidates are blitzing battlegrounds in the final hours of the campaign. >> some ballot questions could drive up voter turnout. >> the weather will stay pretty quiet but there is a chance for some rain and snow during the middle of the week. >> the traffic is rather light.
>> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. this is 11 news today at 5:00 a.m. >> good morning.
welcome back to 11 news today. i'm stan stovall. >> and i'm mindy basara. thanks for joining us for 11 news today. it is chilly this morning. .> upper 30's and low 40's that trend will continue today. we will probably get some sunshine today. it is 41 at the airport and mostly cloudy. it will turn mostly sunny this afternoon. a high temperature of 51. it will stay chilly through the middle of the week. another chance for a storm coming up the coast on wednesday and thursday. >> keeping it quiet on the roads. in terms of traffic, we're checking or speed sensors. no problems out of the owings
mills area. problem free on the j.f.x. 61 through the glen burnie area on 97. here's a quick, live look at traffic. the northbound two right lanes reserved for fema workers only at the harbor tunnel and at the key bridge in the outer bridge at the toll plaza. stay to the left. here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is 95 at the perryville toll plaza. no problem traveling northbound. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> where hours away in the finish line in the race for the white house. >> we had team coverage this
morning to talk about the local issues. we'll begin with hallie jackson in our washington bureau. good morning . >> let's talk polls. national polls show this as a dead heat. president obama has a slight edge in the electoral college. on new hampshire to ohio, florida and virginia, the candidates are county down the hours until election day. the president may be losing his voice. supporters have been plenty of vocal. so now the biggest crowds of the campaign season. >> i ask you to vote for real change. we will bring real change for
america. >> mitt romney spent some time in pennsylvania. at this point, the election is not about the undecided. >> if you get all your supporters out to the polls, you will win this election. >> president obama acknowledged it is all up to voters. >> if they do their jobs, it is now up to you. >> both candidates will go to seven states before going to their respective corners. president obama in chicago and mitt romney in boston. >> some pigskin and politics for both candidates. >> football fans -- separate
interviews were taped with chris berman for "monday night football" tonight. >> all right. picking.who halleie >> kim dacey is live on federal hill. why are these issues so important? >> a lot of these are hot-button topics. eat tree back, same-sex marriage, and gambling. it could drive those voter numbers oup. supporters gathered at baltimore freedom academy to rally support for the bill which would allow children of immigrants to pay
in-state tuition. >> we need to have our best and brightest going to and through college. >> supporters hoping to legalize same-sex marriage prepared volunteers. >> thousands of people across the state, giving them some last minute information about question 6. this is about treating everybody fairly and equally under the law. >> usually it is the top of the ticket that drives voters to the polls. this year turnout could hinge on the statewide ballot questions. >> we have at least three ballot questions that are emotional in nature. they could drive turnout. >> there has been a record turnout for early voting. if you did not turn out for early voting, the polls open
tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. and stay open until 8:00 p.m. >> you can visit our website for a complete voter's guide. just click on politics. >> a number of shootings this morning that police are investigating. one person was shot 7:00 p.m. on sunday night. there was another shooting on west fayette . police will follow-up on 3 sunday morning shootings, of which happened within six minutes of each other. a man was reportedly shot in the back. the victim walk to a hospital for treatment. there was a second shooting.
and man was found with a gunshot wound to the arm. another man was shot in the arm . the third shooting happened on evergreen street. all three victims are expected to be ok. there are two shooting deaths on saturday. >> there was an accident between a car and a light rail train. the crash happened at lombard street. >> 5:37. geometry, algebra -- they all sound painful, especially early in the morning. >> equations are a headache. >> i felt that before.
we have an accident in the city.
>> welcome back. 46 degrees downtown. some cloud cover but we don't expect any rain. it will be chilly again today. temperatures will be about 10 degrees below average. 38 in cockeysville. we will start out with cloud cover. the clouds will break up and it will turn mostly sunny but stay cool with a high of 51. we'll come back and check the forecast going for the rest of
the week. >> the american heart association recommends americans limit their salt intake. >> too much sodium can contribute to increased heart pressure. you should limit your salt intake to less than 5,000 milligrams a day. most people consume more than 3,400 milligrams. the kids have probably complaints about this before. "it hurts to do my math." >> it could bring you physical pain. people solving tough equations -- before you throw the algebra
books, much more research is needed. >> i can figure it out. 5:41. >> cleanup and restoration continues. another storm is on the way. >> tony says the weather should be quiet today which you will need a jacket. he it's oysternomics 101. you start with a u.s. senator named ben. by helping restore thousands of acres of oyster beds, he kept hundreds of oystermen on the job... which keeps wholesalers in business... and that means more delivery companies... making deliveries to more restaurants... which hire more workers. and that means more oystermen. it's like he's out here with us.
he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approved this message.
>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> good morning. sarah caldwell checking on your morning commute. we are tracking an accident in the city along charles street and northern parkway. watch for delays and possible lane closures. looking pretty good on the north and west side. 62 approaching 70.
here's a quick, live look at traffic. this is 95 at the fort mchenry. southbound traffic is moving well. at the toll plaza, we have two right lanes reserved for fema workers. at includes the perryville tolls. the key bridge at the outer loop, two right lanes reserved for fema workers. this is the perryville toll plaza and running smoothly. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. now let's get the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to kurt kronke of the mta system. good morning. >> we're moving along nicely on the rails. no delays on the penn, camden, and brunswick lines. light rail and metro subway on schedule. a diversion at monument and patterson park. a diversion and druid park drive. a diversion that coldspring and york.
transit team updates are available by phone and afternoons at 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 410-500-4444. now back to tony pann. >> good morning. we will continue the trend of below normal temperatures. 41 at the airport. 36 in jarrettsville. there is a little cloud cover this morning. this is the storm that will become will be a nor'easter on the coast. this is the european model and you to watch the time frame at the time of your screen. most of election day will be fine. high pressure will be hanging around. no precipitation for voting. what's the time frame and we will take it into wednesday
morning. a deep area of low pressure off the delmarva coastline. some models keep it far enough off sure that baltimore misses the precipitation. this is not a slam dunk. it will be breezy and called. old. you can see the storm moved up towards the jersey shore. that is not good for the folks to recovered from last week. there'll be some heavy rain and england snows in the northeast. .e'll keep an eye on it we could sit nor'easter coming up the coast during the middle portion of the week. it will become mostly sunny this afternoon. the temperatures will stay below
average. high temperature between 48 and 53. the skies were clear tonight and it will get cold. upper 20's in the colder suburbs. increasing clouds tomorrow but no rain for election day. the middle of the week depends on the track of the storm. a chance for a cold rain with the possibility of a touch of snow. temperatures back into the 60's this weekend. >> there's a good chance we could see another storm this week. it would come at a bad time. >> recovery continues today. an upcoming storm could add insult to injury. >> sorting through the mess left
behind. >> this will not be done in months or in a year. this is a long-term commitment. >> please start going door-to- door. >> with help from volunteers, including 1000 runners from the canceled the york marathon. >> we're taking advantage of the day and giving back. >> gas lines still stretched for miles. >> there will be more of a supply of gasoline. >> necessities continue to pour in. hundreds of thousands are still without power.
officials are scrambling to make sure there are enough polling places available. a harsh nor'easter is on the way. ." rain. to four inchese of >> blowing into the same area that sandy hit. >> i'm still amazed about all the destruction. 5:50. the ravens dominated early. >> keith mills will have highlights. here is a look at last night's winning maryland lottery numbers.
as a pastor, my support for question 6 is rooted in my belief that the government should treat everyone equally. i would not want someone
denying my rights based upon their religious views, therefore i should not deny others based upon mine. it's about fairness. this law does not force any church to perform a same sex marriage if it's against their beliefs. and that's what this is about. protecting religious freedom and protecting all marylanders equally under the law. join me in voting for question 6. >> time to get to your answers to our water cooler question of the day. >> this morning we asked -- if the services were available, would you be comfortable casting your ballot online?
>> keep sending us those responses. we will read more in the next hour. >> the ravens have reached the halfway point of the reason and are 6-2, one game in front of the pittsburgh steelers. 25-15, the ravens sweep the season series from the browns. check out ravens number 73. it was that kind of a scrum yesterday. look at his left leg. a great catch by torrey smith. the ravens offense was unstoppable in the first half. first nfl touchdown for the rookie from temple. 14-3 ravens lead.
an apparent 18-yard touchdown catch was called back. the referee said illegal formation for cleveland. instead they kick a field goal. the ravens offensive like champions. watch the move. 25-15, the ravens win. are hobbled -- john harbaugh, 1- 0-0 against the browns. >> we have a chance to get there. focus goes to a challenge in oakland raider team. >> the ravens will do so with a one game lead over the steelers.
the steelers beat the giants. the raiders lost to tampa bay. buck martin, 250 in one game. he also scored four touchdowns. 10 yards a carry. 400 yards passing from carson palmer. the ravens went two quarters without a first down. >> i like the outcome. counting the days becomes counting the hours before election day when our team coverage continues. >> the holidays will be here before you know it. a little price matching could not hurt.
it website that will match any bargain. >> which candidate these girls picked as the next president? >> i will watch just for that story. things are pretty quiet this morning. >> not so quiet on the area roads. we have word of three accidents . i've always been lucky. flew 37 bombing missions over germany. made it home every time.
i'm lucky to have good friends who are all still around, and we're all lucky to have a friend named ben. ben's protected our medicare and veterans' benefits. and he's helping my 13 grandchildren afford college. he's my friend, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i'm honored to approve this message. so, maybe you're trying to fiwell, let me give it a shot. if you're ok with marylanders spending five hundred and... fifty million a year gaming in other states, fair enough. but if you think we should keep that money here... add twelve thousand jobs, and generate millions for schools... well you should probably vote for question seven. because if it doesn't pass, all of this goes away. that's why the post called seven, common sense. but decide for yourself.
>> manic monday. the presidential candidates are blitzing battlegrounds in the final hours of the campaign. >> what are the issues